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were smiling on Matthews

when he cast Polak.

His rage is simply devastating,

but Polak is just as remarkable

in quieter moments.

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– Steven Stanley, Stage Scene LA

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Father Flynn in Doubt

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performance

is gut wrenching,

especially in a scene late in the play,

Take Me Out

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Polak’s

The gods of theater

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in which his honesty is almost admirable,

and his naïveté makes him almost forgivable.

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– Mary Damiano, The Independent News

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Hamilton in the American premiere of The Best Brothers

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is openhearted

and authentic.

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– Honor Moore, NY Times

John Rogers in Soldier's Play, Drama Desk Nomination, Best Play Revival

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Michael Polak

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is superb

who also served as fight director,

as the swaggering, womanizing son.

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– Pat Launer

Michael Polak,

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Doug in Never Not Once

The Man in Turn of the Screw

Calisto in The Illusion